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Lawrence D. Fairbairn Papers, 1943-1985

Collection Overview

Title: Lawrence D. Fairbairn Papers, 1943-1985

ID: OGLMC/593

Creator: Fairbairn, Lawrence D. (1897-1991)

Extent: 8.0 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 10/00/1980

Languages: English [eng]

Abstract

1897-1991; Retired from the Bureau of Indian Affairs in 1962 after more than 25 years of service. Much of this time was spent as an educator on several Indian reservations.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Lawrence D. Fairbairn Papers (1943-1985) have been divided into three series:

Series 1: Audio-Visual Presentations

Series 2: The Way It Was

Series 3: Miscellaneous

Administrative Information

Accruals: Lawrence Fairbairn donated additional materials as various accessions (82-1020, 82-1028, 83-1172, 85-1358, 85-1403, and 87-779).

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: Lawrence D. Fairbairn, Hemet, California

Acquisition Method: Donation; 80-681

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Lawrence D. Fairbairn Papers. OGLMC 593, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid added to Archon in February 2015.

Other URL: http://library.und.edu/holdings.php?id=ODIN_ALEPH007010681


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: Audio-Visual PresentationsAdd to your cart.
This series contains research materials, programs, tapes and slides Fairbairn used in arranging audio-visual presentations for use by substitute teachers. Subjects covered by the presentations include Agriculture, Conservation of Natural Resources. English, Economics, U.S. Government, U.S. History, Sociology and World History.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Slide Show - "Alaska" - Program (Parts 1 & 2).Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Slide Show - "Alaska" - References.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Slide Show - "Antarctica" - Program & References.Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Slide Show - "Be Our Guest" - Program & References.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Slide Show - "The Caribbean" - Program & References.Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Slide Show - "Down Mexico Way" - Program.Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Slide Show - Elements of Social influence" - ProgramAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Slide Show - "Environmental Quality" - Program & References.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Slide Show - "Famous Western Personalities of National Interest" - Program (Part 1 - Some Famous Indians)Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Slide Show - "For Your Consideration" - Program & ReferencesAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Slide Show - "From an Agricultural Point of View" - Program & References.Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Slide Show - "From the Indians' Point of View" - Program (Part 1).Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Slide Show - "From the Indian's Point of View" - Program (Part 2).Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Slide Show "From Turmoil to Tranquility, A Story of Contrasts" - Program & References.Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Slide Show - "Freighter Travel" - ProgramAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Slide Show - "Freighter Travel" - ReferencesAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Slide Show - "Freighter Travel" - Souvenirs, DiaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Slide Show - "A Geographical Guided Tour" - Program & ReferencesAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Slide Show - "Great Britain" - Program & References (Part 1)Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Slide Show - "Great Britain" - Program & References (Part 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Slide Show - "Great Britain" - Program & References (Part 3)Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Slide Show - "Great Britain" - Program & References (Part 4)Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Slide Show - "Great Britain" - Program & Reverences (Part 5)Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Slide Show - "The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum" - Program & References.Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Slide Show - "Hawaii, Our 50th State" - Program (Parts 1 & 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Slide Show - "Hawaii, Our 50th State" - References.Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Slide Show - "Hawaii, Our 50th State" - References.Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Slide Show - "The Hickok Legend and Sacajawea's Papoose" - Program & ReferencesAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Slide Show - "Let's Take A Trip" - Program & ReferencesAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Slide Show - "Mexico, Puerto Vallarta in Particular" - Program & ReferencesAdd to your cart.
Folder 31: Slide Show - "Of Human Interest" - Program.Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Slide Show - "Once Upon A Time" - Program & ReferencesAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Slide Show - "The Orient" - Program & References (Part 1)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Slide Show - "The Orient" - Program & References (Part 2 Taiwan).Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Slide Show - "The Orient" - Program & References (Part 3 - Thailand)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Slide Show - "The Orient" - Program & References (Part 4 Singapore).Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Slide Show - "The Orient" - Program & References (Part 5 - Hong Kong).Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Slide Show - "Ottawa and the Dominion of Canada" - Program (Parts 1 & 2).Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Slide Show - "Ottawa and the Canadian Province" - References.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Slide Show - "Our Land, Our World" - Program & References.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Slide Show - "The Peoples of Southeast Asia" - Program.Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Slide Show - "A Pictorial Diary of a Trip to Great Britain" - Program.Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Slide Show - "A Pictorial Diary of a Trip to Hong Kong and Tokyo" - Program.Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Slide Show - "A Profile of a Portion of U.S.A." Program & References.Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Slide Show - "Quiet Moments" - Program.Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Slide Show - "Recollections" - Program & ReferencesAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Slide Show - "Room to Roam" - Program & References.Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Slide Show - "Soil and Water Conservation" - Program.Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Slide Show "Some Aspects of Our Federal Government" - Program & References.Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Slide Show - "Something for English" - Program.Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Slide Show - "The Way It Was" - Program.Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Slide Show - "Things Remembered Along the Way" - Program & References.Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Slide Show - "The West - People and Places" - Program & References.Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Slide Show - "Western Personalities of National Historic Interest" - Program & References (Part 2).Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Slide Show - "Western Places of Historical Interest" - Program & References (Part 1).Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Slide Show - "Western Places of Historical interest" - Program & References (Part 2).Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Audio RecordingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Audio RecordingsAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Slides for "Turmoil to Tranquility" (3 boxes)Add to your cart.
Item 2: Slides for  "Room to Roam" (3 boxes)Add to your cart.
Item 3: Slides for "Freighter Travel" (4 boxes)Add to your cart.
Item 4: Slides for "Something for English" (1 box)Add to your cart.
Item 5: Slides for "Let's Take a Trip" (2 boxes)Add to your cart.
Item 6: Slides for "Environmental Quality" and "Geographical Guided Tour" (2 boxes)Add to your cart.
Item 7: Slides for "Some Aspects of Our Federal Government" (2 boxes)Add to your cart.
Item 8: Slides for "Quiet Moments" (3 boxes)Add to your cart.
Item 9: Slides for "Once Upon A Time" (2 boxes)Add to your cart.
Item 10: Slides for "From the Indian's Point of View" (1 box)Add to your cart.
Item 11: Slides for "The Way It Was" Tokyo (2 boxes)Add to your cart.
Item 12: Slides for "Down Mexico War" (2 boxes)Add to your cart.
Item 13: Slides for "From an Agricultural Point of View" (1 box)Add to your cart.
Item 14: Slides for "Elements of Social Influence" and "Be Our Guest" (6 boxes)Add to your cart.
Item 15: Slides for "Things Remembered Along the Way," "Let's Take a Trip," and "Conservation of Soil and Water" (2 boxes)Add to your cart.
Item 16: Slides for "Recollections" (parts 1 & 2) and "The Hickok Legend and Sacajawea's Papoose" (2 boxes)Add to your cart.
Item 17: Slides for "Profile of the U.S.A." (2 boxes)Add to your cart.
Item 18: Slides for "Pictorial Diary of Trip to Great Britain" (2 boxes)Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Indexes to Audio-Visual ProgramsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Program Summaries and KeysAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Keys and Illustrations for the Audio Visual Programs Including NegativesAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Program #45 - "Hickok Legend and Sacajawea's Papoose" and Program #26 - "Things Remembered Along the Way" - ScriptsAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Program #59 - "Civilian Federal Employees" - Script and ReferencesAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Program #61 - "Perspective" - ScriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Program #62 - "The Queen Mary" - Script and ReferencesAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Program #63 - "The Province of Quebec and Quebec City and Chateau Frontenac" - ScriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Program #64 - "Rising to Speak" and "The First Voices" - Scripts and ReferencesAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Recorded Lecture - "Roll Call" Concerning Personal Names of Indians - ScriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: "The Armstrong Clan Crest Badge House of Gilnockie Mangerston" Audio ProgramAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Reel 9 - "Down Mexico Way" (with two take-up reels)Add to your cart.
Item 2: Reel 11 - "Once Upon A Time" (Blackfeet Indians and Others)Add to your cart.
Item 3: Slides for "Trip to Hong Kong and Tokyo" (1 box)Add to your cart.
Series 2: Materials for book "The Way It Was"Add to your cart.
Materials concerning Fairbairn's book The Way It Was, an accounting of the time Fairbairn spent as a teacher at five different Indian reservations with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. These include research notes, the final typescript, and reference materials.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Final Typescript (pp. Title Page-100)Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Final Typescript (pp. 101-200)Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Final Typescript (pp. 201-300)Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Final Typescript (pp. 301-376)Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Research Material, References 1-19Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Research Material, References 20-26Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Research Material, References 28-37Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Research MaterialAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Copyright PapersAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Item 1: Proofs of Images for "The Way It Was" (negatives and prints; oversize)Add to your cart.
Series 3: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Reference Materials Regarding IndiansAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Appointment as Instructor in Indian Service, 15 June 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Certificates and Diplomas, 1924-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Correspondence, 1980-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Photographs 1-5Add to your cart.

593-1: Lawrence Fairbairn, undated

593-2: Fairbairn with Oliver Risingsun, undated (3 copies)

593-3: "Freighter Travel" (several people including Fairbairn), undated

593-4: Paul Iron Rope in traditional costume, Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota, 1953, photograph by Stanley M. Jamruszka

593-5: Elderly Oglala Sioux woman, Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota, 1953, photograph by Stanley M. Jamruszka

Box 5Add to your cart.
Item 1: One pair of moccasinsAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Seal of the U.S. Department of the Interior (oversize)Add to your cart.
Item 1: Shadow box of Native American artifacts (oversize)Add to your cart.
Contains nine artifacts including jewelry, a knife sheath, a horn spoon, and a club. Also includes a 1937 photograph of Fairbairn's class at Tongue River Boarding School, Busby, Montana.